Henry Arthur Elkins
(1847 - 1884)
Henry Arthur Elkins was active/lived in Colorado, California, Kansas, Vermont. Henry Elkins is known for mountain landscape, national park scene painting.
Biography Henry Arthur Elkins
The following is from Ralph Petrozello who credits ART OF THE AMERICAN WEST by Dorothy Harmsen, a reference from a research librarian at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.
Although Henry Elkins was born in Vershire, Vermont, he became known in the Middle West for his paintings of Colorado and California and spent most of his short life traveling and painting in the West.
Elkins was one of the artists who crossed the plains to the Rocky Mountains
after the Civil War. In the summer of 1866, H. C. Ford, J. F. Gookins, and Elkins, all living in Chicago, formed a party and started out from the Missouri River. On an adventurous trip to Denver, Colorado, they joined an emigrant train for protection through Indian country. Den
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